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made a case for why voters should give obama another term. >> i want -- i want barack obama to be the next president of the united states. and i proudly nominate him to be the standard bearer of the democratic party. >> clinton praised obama for his efforts to revive the economy. he said the president stopped the nation's slide and put the u.s. on the road to recovery. clinton said republicans are asking to fire obama though they left the country in a mess the administration is cleaning up. clinton said people who envision the country for shared prosperity and shared responsibility should vote for obama. delegates at the convention are set to nominate obama as the democratic candidate for a second term. >>> obama has been fighting opposition from within his own party, some democrats blame him for the flagging economy and for the problems plaguing his health care reforms. so, he is working to broaden his base and turning attention to liberals. >> reporter: barack obama the first president to announce support for same-sex marriage. it looked like a smart, compassionate move it
summit that starts on saturday. >>> u.s. president barack obama has made a bid for re-election at the democratic party's national convention in charlotte, north carolina. he told the delegates the vote in november is a choice of a generation, and he called on supporters to join him again. >> our problems can be solved. our challenges can be met. the path we offer may be harder, but it leads to a better place, and i'm asking you to choose that future. >> barack obama wrapped up the democratic national convention by asking voters to consider what the election is all about. >> on every issue, the choice you face won't just be between two candidates or two parties. it will be a choice between two different paths for america. >> obama delivered his message to delegates and to millions of americans watching on television. he responded to voters' concerns about the economy, promising 1 million new jobs in manufacturing over the next four years. >> yes, our road is longer, but we travel it together. we don't turn back. we leave no one behind. >>> president obama's message prov
.s. president has made a case for why he deserves to hold to that title. barack obama asked voters to consider where the country will head after the election this november. >> and on every issue, the choice you face won't just be between two candidates or two parties, it will be a choice between two different paths for america. #. >> obama delivered this message to delegates and millions of americans watching on tv. he responded to voters concerns about the economy promising 1 million new jobs in manufacturing over the next four years. >> america, i never said this journey would be easy. and i won't promise that now. yes, our path is harder. but it leads to a better place. yes, our road is longer, but we travel it together. we don't turn back. we leave no one behind. >>> hello, i'm yuko aotani. they use all their advertising to shape their message and appeal. democrats and republicans too are using more and more social media in their campaigns. the number of facebook users more than tripled since the election four years ago. and seven times as many people are using twitter. organizers believe
't be meeting u.s. president barack obama. israeli media quoted a senior israeli official saying white house staff declined netanyahu's request for a meeting with obama. netanyahu wanted to discuss iran's nuclear program. he was expected to press obama to set deadlines. the first time netanyahu has visited the u.s. without meeting the president, since taking office three years ago. a white house spokesperson said scheduling issues ruled out a meeting. he also said the leaders are in frequent contact and netanyahu will meet secretary of state clinton and top officials instead. >>> judicial authorities in egypt have ordered the arrest of the last prime minister and the ousted president hosni mubarak. they accuse him of corruption. the state-run news agency reported the news. the case dates back to 1993. he's accused of selling government-owned land to mubarak's sons at a fraction of the price. he was working for an association affiliated with the air force. he denied the allegations and says they're politically motivated. he narrowly lost a presidential election runoff in june to hosni. he's n
.s. president barack obama reacted sharply. >> the united states condemns in the strongest terms this outrageous and shocking attack. we will work with the libyan government to bring to justice the killers who attacked our people. >> reporter: during a phone kwacall with the president of libya, obama asked libyan authorities to secure the safety of u.s. embassy staff. they confirmed they will cooperate to identify the assailants and bring them to justice. at the same time the obama administration is apparently trying to show consideration for protesters in the arab world. the president criticized the american made film that angered many muslims. the chairman of the u.s. joint chiefs of staffs made a phone call to a christian pastor who expressed his support for the production and asked the pastor to reverse his position. he sparked controversy in recent yearsed by bu by burning the ko. the obama administration is facing the task of condemning the killing of its ambassador while trying to calm sentiments in the middle east. >>> a new u.n. report says the taliban raked in hundreds of millions of d
place on september 26th. >>> president obama says the u.s. is now safer and stronger. he honored the victims of september 11th during a speech on the 11th anniversary of the attacks. obama took part in a memorial service at the pentagon. hi jackers flew a plane into the u.s. military headquarters in 2001 and left 184 people dead. the president delivered his speech after observing a moment of silence. >> the true legacy of 9/11 will not be one of fear or hate or division, it will be a safer world, a stronger nation, and a people more united than ever before. >> obama emphasized the success of his antiterrorism measures. his administration is credited with killing osama bin laden and other senior al qaeda leaders. >>> chinese leaders are ready to prime the pump of their powerhouse economy. yucatan seem ajoins us from the business desk. tell us what's happening in china. >> we have been seeing lackluster data coming out of the country and policy makers there are ready to pump more money into the economy. they say the government will step up efforts to stabilize the slowing economy b
>>> obama's resolve. >> make no mistake, justice will be done. >> the u.s. president condemns an attack on an american consulate in libya. barack obama has criticized what he called an outrageous and shocking attack. gunmen stormed the consulate in libya on tuesday. they killed ambassador chris stevens and three other americans. the gunmen fired into the consulate in the city of benghazi. they threw handmade bombs into the compound, sparking fires. demonstrators in inn libya and elsewhere in the middle east have staged protests against a film made in the u.s. protesters say it blasphemes the prophet muhammad. >> the united states condemns in the strongest determines this attack. we will work with the libyan government to bring to justice the killers who attacked our people. >> obama said the attack will not break the bonds between the countries. the president of libya's national assembly apologized at a news conference in tripoli. mohammad garias acknowledged that film insulted the prophet muhammad. still, he said retaliatory attack cannot be tolerated. the film at the heart o
people want to see results now and not in the distant future. >>> u.s. president barack obama challenged world leaders to stand up against violence against americans. he said his government had nothing to do with a film made in the u.s. that ridicules the prophet mohammad. >> i have made it clear the united states had nothing to do with this video. it is an insult to muslims but america as well, that i have witnessed after nearly four years as president. i remain ever hopeful all right world that we live in. the war in iraq is over. american troops have come home. al qaeda's been weakened. and osama bin laden is no more. >> obama took the podium six weeks before the u.s. presidential election. he spent much of his time defending his record on foreign policy. >>> to coincide with the open egg ofhe general asell blame, british charity has released a video report on children in syria who are suffering from the escalating violence. many syrian children are haunted by the memory of seeing family members killed in front of their eyes. they have observed children becoming overaggressive. some h
. >> i wish president obama had succeeded, because i want america to succeed. i'm running for president to help create a better future, a future where everyone who wants a job can find a job, where no senior fears for the security of their retirement. >> reporter: romney hopes to use the momentum he gained in the several days. he'll focus his attacks on president obama's record on the economy. he says americans have the choice to put the disappointments of the last four years behind them. reporting for nhk world, tampa, florida. >>> fukushima residents have been compressing concerns over possible genetic effects from radioactive substances. the environmental ministry will conduct tests, and will work with fukushima medical university and research institutions. their first priority will be to test children. >> translator: the health of fukushima residents needs to be monitored for more than 50 years, understanding the influence of radiation on the genetic level will help prepare us for the future. >>> the former chairman of the u.s. nuclear regulatory commission says the disclosure of in
. in a speech in ohio president obama accused the chinese of threatening u.s. jobs. >> today, my administration's launching a new action against chin this onegainst illegal subsidies that encourage companies to ship auto parts manufacturing jobs overseas. these are subsidies that directly harm working men and women on the assembly lines in ohio and michigan and across the midwest. >> obama is emphasizing support for the u.s. auto industry ahead of the presidential election in november. wto rules say following the u.s. action consultations must begin between the two countries. if they fail to find a resolution, a wto panel whi judge on the case. officials from the chinese government have filed a claim at the wto. they are alleging the u.s. imposing unfair trade tariffs on imports from china. the trade organization says china claims a wide range of products are affected including kitchen appliances, steel, tires and chemical products. it's seen as a retaliatory measure against the u.s. >>> time to take a quick look at our global enomic calendar for this week. financial markets are watching to see
to a decline in u.s. auto sales. in a speech in ohio, president barack obama accused the chinese of threatening u.s. jobs. >> i want you to know -- today my administration is launching a new action against china. this one against illegal subsidies that encourage come pans to ship auto parts manufacturing jobs overseas. these are subsidies that directly harm working men and women on the assembly lines in ohio and michigan and across the midwest. >> obama has been showing his support for the autoen dus tr i ahead of the election in november. world trade rules require negotiators from both side to try to work out the dispute. a wto panel will rule on the case if they fail to reach an agreement. >>> but now, chinese government officials have filed a claim of their own, with the allege tha unfair trade tariffs on imports from china. officials with the trade organizations say china claims a wide range of products are affected including kitchen appliances, steel, tires, and chemical products. >>> the french president has called an emergency meeting of g 20 agriculture ministers. pushing for drastic c
people want to see results now not in the distant future. >>> u.s. president barack obama challenged world leaders to stand up against violence against americans. he said his government had nothing to do with the film made in the u.s. that ridicules the prophet muhammad. >> i have made it clear that the united states government had nothing to do with this video. it is an insult not only to muslims but to america as well. that i witnessed after nearly four years as president, that i remain ever hopeful about the world that we live in. the war in iraq is over. american troops have come home. al qaeda has been weakened. and osama bin laden is no more. >> obama took the podium six weeks before the u.s. presidential election. he spent much of his time defending his record on foreign policy. >>> a british territory trying to highlight the suffering of children in syria's civil war. save the children says the violence is causing psychological damage. the charity released a video report to coincide with the start of the general assembly meeting. a spokesperson says many children have seen fa
, the spotlight is on president obama. it's his turn to make the case for a second term, after former president clinton set the stage for him last night. >> woodruff: we assess the
to lower restrictions on finance and investment. the obama administration will need to get approval from congress for the changes. some u.s. lawmakers remain concerned about myanmar's treatment of political prisoners and ethnic minorities. washington will keep a watchful eye on the progress of myanmar's reforms as it eases sanctions. now, aung san suu kyi is also in new york on wednesday. she took part in a u.n. symposium on education. she's been working hard to improve myanmar's ties with the outside world. observers say thein sein is stressing his alliance with the opposition leader to convince western nations to eliminate sanctions against myanmar. >>> torrential rain continues to wreak havoc across pakistan. at least 370 people have been killed and almost 1,200 injured during this year's monsoon. the national disaster management authority says southern sindh province is hardest-hit. 188 people have been killed and more than 28,000 displaced in the area. heavy rain has also devastated the eastern province of panjub. 60 people there have died. army troops are working around the clock t
beliefs of others. >> the ad features president obama and secretary of state hillary clinton. they reject the message of the film. clinton says the u.s. had absolutely nothing to do with the video. government officials said they spent $70,000 to buy air time on pakistani networks. >>> government pilots attacked a gas station in northern syria crowded with civilians. reportedly killed 50 people. amateur video shows the site in the northern city near the turkish border. rebel fighters seized a location a day earlier. witnesses say government forces were fighting to regain control of the area. a london-base hud man rights group says 170 people died thursday fight in the northern city of aleppo. a group of countries seeking to end the civil war in syria wants to step up pressure on the government of president bashar al-assad. they're calling for tougher sanctions. delegates for 60 countries, attended a meeting for coalition. friend of the syrian people in the hague. participants discussed how to increase effectiveness, sanctions against the regime. syria is suspected of getting around an oil
for a second term for president obama and vice president biden. >> woodruff: we'll take you to the floor to hear
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